Welcome to the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association:
the official website for members, media and everyone interested in breeding, buying, racing and learning about the New Zealand thoroughbred horse.

Grateful thanks to equine photographer Trish Dunell for the beautiful photos in our banner set.


Latest News:

Where Champions Are Born ››
21 Nov 2014 |  Where Champions Are Born is a monumental publication, chronicling a snapshot of the present studfarm landscape in New Zealand. More ....
Addictive Habit does it for his Uncle, Rough Habit  ››
19 Nov 2014 | By Michelle Saba  The win by Addictive Habit in the Group Two Coupland’s Mile recently was rather fitting given it came less than a week after his famous “uncle” and sometime paddock mate Rough Habit had passed away.
NZTR Members' Council appoints new Director to the Board ››
08 Nov 2014 | By Simon Cooper The Members' Council of New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) has appointed Rick Williams to the vacant seat on the NZTR Board following Joe Walls's retirement at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting held yesterday in Wellington.
Vale Don McLaren ››
07 Nov 2014 | By Mark Chitty A tribute by Mark Chitty to the great Don McLaren who passed away earlier this week.
NZTBA announce the Sunline Scholarship Winners  ››
06 Nov 2014 | By Michelle Saba A couple of mates from Cambridge are the lucky recipients of the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Sunline scholarships this year.

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Online Editor, Nicola Griffiths: nicola@nzthoroughbred.co.nz


Nominations have opened for NZB Insurance 2015 Pearl Series.
Click here for enrolment details



The 2014 Stallion Register is now available and has been mailed to every current NZTBA member as part of their subscription. 
If you wish to receive a copy click here to become a member. 


The 2014 Sunline Trust International Management Scholarship winner, Robert Dennis, has now completed his final leg at Taylor Made Farm in Kentucky, USA.

here to read his latest blog


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Hall of Fame here


Dates to Remember


New Zealand Bloodstock's 
Ready To Run Sale - Karaka 19th & 20th November, 2014




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